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Oral history interview with Richard Lippold

Interviewee:
Lippold, Richard, 1915-2002  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Albers, Josef  Search this
Arp, Jean, 1887-1966  Search this
Callahan, Harry M.  Search this
Gabo, Naum, 1890-1977  Search this
Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995  Search this
Valentiner, Wilhelm Reinhold, 1880-1958  Search this
Zettler, Emil Robert, 1878-1946  Search this
Extent:
125 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1971 Dec. 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Richard Lippold conducted 1971 Dec. 1, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Lippold speaks of his family background and early life in Milwaukee; his early interests in art and music; early teachers; the impact of the Chicago World's Fair; studying industrial design at the Chicago Art Institute; designing machinery for an engineering firm; his travels in Mexico, Germany, and France; teaching at various institutions; his early sculptures; the development of his stylle; materials he uses; architectural commissions. He recalls Emiel Zettler, William R. Valentiner, John Cage, Jean Arp, Josef Albers, Ray Johnson, and Naum Gabo.
Biographical / Historical:
Richard Lippold (1915-2002) was a sculptor from Locust Valley, N.Y.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 7 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Topic:
Sculpture -- Technique  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.lippol71
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c6cbab1c-0653-4f6c-a44c-a894eeebe129
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lippol71

Ray Johnson mail art to Samuel J. Wagstaff

Creator:
Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995  Search this
Wagstaff, Samuel J., 1921-1987  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1962
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20051
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Samuel J. Wagstaff papers, circa 1932-1985
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_20051
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Postcard from Ray Johnson to Sam Wagstaff

Creator:
Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995  Search this
Wagstaff, Samuel J., 1921-1987  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1964 January 25
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22040
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Samuel J. Wagstaff papers, circa 1932-1985
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_22040
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Postcard from Ray Johnson to Sam Wagstaff

Creator:
Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995  Search this
Wagstaff, Samuel J., 1921-1987  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1964 February 13
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22041
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Samuel J. Wagstaff papers, circa 1932-1985
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_22041
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Clipping of photograph sent to Sam Wagstaff

Creator:
Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
1964
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22042
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Samuel J. Wagstaff papers, circa 1932-1985
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_22042

Ray Johnson mail art to Sam Wagstaff

Creator:
Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995  Search this
Wagstaff, Samuel J., 1921-1987  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1964
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22044
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Samuel J. Wagstaff papers, circa 1932-1985
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_22044

Ray Johnson mail art to Sam Wagstaff

Creator:
Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995  Search this
Wagstaff, Samuel J., 1921-1987  Search this
Subject:
New York Correspondence School  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
1962 May
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8274
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Samuel J. Wagstaff papers, circa 1932-1985
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8274
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Envelope from the Yam Festival

Creator:
Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995  Search this
Wagstaff, Samuel J., 1921-1987  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1962 January 30
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9372
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Samuel J. Wagstaff papers, circa 1932-1985
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_9372

Ray Johnson mail art to Samuel J. Wagstaff

Creator:
Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995  Search this
Wagstaff, Samuel J., 1921-1987  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1963 January 30
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9373
See more items in:
Samuel J. Wagstaff papers, circa 1932-1985
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_9373
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Ray Johnson mail art to Samuel J. Wagstaff

Creator:
Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995  Search this
Wagstaff, Samuel J., 1921-1987  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1962 December 8
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9379
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Samuel J. Wagstaff papers, circa 1932-1985
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_9379

Interview with Ray Johnson

Creator:
Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995  Search this
Roberts, Colette Jacqueline, 1910-1971  Search this
Subject:
Johnson, Ray  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
between 1961 and 1971
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11723
See more items in:
Colette Roberts Papers and Interviews with Artists, 1918-1971
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_11723

Ray Johnson letter to Barbara Roux

Creator:
Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995  Search this
Roux, Barbara A., 1946-  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1979 February 4
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22543
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Barbara A. Roux papers, circa 1979-2017
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_22543

Ray Johnson mail art to Lucy R. Lippard

Creator:
Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995  Search this
Lippard, Lucy R., 1937-  Search this
Subject:
New York Correspondence School  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1965 June 29
Topic:
Death  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13544
See more items in:
Lucy R. Lippard papers, 1930s-2010, bulk 1960-1990
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_13544
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Ray Johnson telegram to Sam Wong

Creator:
Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995  Search this
Wong, Sam  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
circa 1960s
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)18906
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Lucy R. Lippard papers, 1930s-2010, bulk 1960-1990
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_18906
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Ray Johnson mail art to Dr. Frye and Lucy Lippard

Creator:
Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995  Search this
Lippard, Lucy R., 1937-  Search this
Subject:
Tucker, Marcia  Search this
New York Correspondence School  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1970 July 3
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)5881
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Lucy R. Lippard papers, 1930s-2010, bulk 1960-1990
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_5881

Ray Johnson mail art to Lucy Lippard

Creator:
Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995  Search this
Lippard, Lucy R., 1937-  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1969 May 3
Topic:
Collage  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8084
See more items in:
Lucy R. Lippard papers, 1930s-2010, bulk 1960-1990
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8084

Ray Johnson mail art to John Held

Creator:
Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995  Search this
Held, John, 1889-1958  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1981 April 7
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Mail art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)360
See more items in:
John Held papers relating to mail art, 1947-2018, bulk 1973-2013
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_360
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Ray Johnson letter to Sylvia Wilkinson Murphy

Creator:
Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995  Search this
Murphy, Sylvia Wilkinson  Search this
Subject:
Johnson, Ray  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1976 May 6
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8047
See more items in:
Ray Johnson papers, 1970-1971
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8047
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Ray Johnson note to Ellen H. Johnson

Creator:
Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995  Search this
Johnson, Ellen H., 1910-1992  Search this
Subject:
Johnson, Ellen H.  Search this
Johnson, Ray  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
circa 1978
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9813
See more items in:
Ellen Hulda Johnson papers, 1872-2018, bulk 1921-1992
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_9813

Ray Johnson note to Eva Lee, Great Neck, N.Y.

Creator:
Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995  Search this
Lee, Eva, ca. 1924-1973  Search this
Subject:
Eva Lee Gallery  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1969 September 15
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8661
See more items in:
Eva Lee Gallery records, 1921-1973
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8661

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